Nestor Ovalle

Dr./Leadership Excellence and Organizational Change Consultant, N.K. Ovalle



Nestor Ovalle has more than 35 years of experience in leadership and performance improvement consulting and education. Dr. Ovalle worked as a software development and test engineer in both the private and public sectors. Dr. Ovalle is a CMMI Institute Certified CMMI Instructor for several CMMI courses including the "Introduction to CMMI for Development" and the "Introduction to CMMI for Services". Dr. Ovalle holds a Bachelor of Science degree, Master of Science degree, an MBA degree, and a Doctorate in Business Administration.

Track: Professional Disciplines: Best Practices

Presentation Title: CMMI for Services, the Preferred Constellation within the Software Testing Function of a Software Engineering Organization

Professional Discipline: Verification, Validation, and Testing

Presentation Summary: This presentation examines how the CMMI for Services constellation is the preferred constellation by the testing function within a software engineering organization, while, at the same time, the development function within the same software engineering organization continues to utilize the CMMI for Development constellation. The presentation specifically examines the utilization of four service specific process areas by the software testing function, strategic service management, service system development, service delivery and service transition.


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